TOP NEWS!!! Pack your brushes and join us for Darla's Art Adventure Abroad to France in October and Ghost Ranch in New Mexico
Sept/October! Registrations are underway
The 2021 Ghost Ranch, NM workshop/retreat is 26 Sept-2 Oct! Check the Ghost Ranch tab above for details. The June multi-media workshop will resume 12-18 June 2022 next
Visit Southern FRANCE this Fall with Darla! Learn to Create a Journal of your travel memories! Come with our small group scheduled 8-17 October 2021!
My Italy Art
Adventure Abroad is scheduled July 2022!
June 10 is the target date for the installation of a public art sculpture outside the Patterson-Appleton Art Center in Denton at
Hickory and Bell Ave at the main entrance. This is a collaboration of many artists and consists of turned wood, colored glass, lettering in collage, fused and stained glass. I also
My watercolor, "Henri's Yellow Tulips" won 2nd place, watermedia at the Irving Art Center, for the
36th Texas and Neighbors Juried Art Exhibition. Others chosen by juror, Andrea Karnes, Senior Curator at the Fort Worth Art Museum will be available for viewing 15 May-11 July. The address is 3333 N
See my art at Main Street Cafe (the former Tierney's Tavern and Restaurant)! Main Street Cafe shows
work by members of the Visual Arts of Lewisville. I have 4 very large images currently hanging: textile, acrylic and a watercolor canvas print (2' x 3') in the west dining room. The address is
208 E Main Street, open hours 6am-9pm.
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM 26 MAY
The La Romita folks in Umbria, Italy are featuring me on this zoom meeting to introduce me as a 2022 instructor. I will show
what to expect for this, my July 2022 Art Adventure Abroad. To see the recorded program contact the La Romita representative:
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. A specially
designed mural showing the "Vibe of Denton, Texas" was chosen for the Loop 288 Super Wal Mart location, where it is now installed. The design is posted under the Public Art tab. Of course, I haven't
been able to see the real installation yet...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
I was chosen by the
City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program to have two of my watercolor images transferred with vinyl wrap to
traffic signal boxes. In 2019 my "Tangled Tulips" watercolor was installed at the intersection of Carrier Parkway at Hill St and in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier
Parkway and Arkansas Street. (Take a peek on the Public Art tab above)
is where I am scheduled 2021!
The Richardson Civic Art Society is sharing works by its members at the public library on Arapaho Drive 27 June to 20 August.
There are some real bargains...my 5 works range from $100-$175.
SAN ANTONIO, TX
My "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico" watercolor has been accepted in the Texas Watercolor Society in their 72nd National Juried
Exhibition 11 June-12 August. The juror is Karen Vernon.
"Birds of a Feather, Ghost Ranch" is a round weaving I did with my summer workshop group. It has been accepted to the 30th
Annual Breckenridge Fine Arts Center Exhibition. The show runs 6 July-28 August.
PECAN PLANTATION ART ASSOCIATION, Granbury, TX
My live demo is scheduled for 10 August!
GHOST RANCH, ABIQUIU, NM in 2021
The UN-traditional Watercolor workshop/retreat is set for 26 Sept-2 Oct.Registration forms are available on the Ghost
Ranch tab above.
SOUTHERN FRANCE in October 2021!
You are invited to come along! We had such a marvelous (and delicious) time in Southern France in July 2019 that we are
returning to the same Perigord accomodations in October this year. Details are posted under the Art Abroad tab.
THE PANDEMIC REARRANGED MY SCHEDULE A BIT. THE FOLLOWING WILL BE SCHEDULED LATER.
The 2020 Keller Art Walk scheduled for November in the Old Town West area has been postponed until Nov 2021. I have been chosen
by the City of Keller
to be one of the plein air artists available. I will be showing how to create pen and ink with watercolor on site. More details
A solo show scheduled in 2020 at the Box Gallery at Royal Lane Baptist Church, Dallas will be rescheduled 2021. Details will be
ITALY Umbrian Region is scheduled for July 2022. Contact Darla for updated info!
2022 Mixed Medias Workshop/ retreat at Ghost Ranch 12-18 June! Learn something new every day
(printmaking, textiles and so much more!)
Some of my 2021 news!
My "Dressed in Her Best, Jordan" watercolor was awarded 3rd place in the Art of the Month for Richardson
Civic Art Society.
In May I was the presenter for a zoom program for Society of Watercolor Artists.
In May I participated at an Artist Pop Up in the Wayne Ferguson Plaza, Old Town Lewisville, TX.
The Society of Watercolor Artists voted "Golden Bounty" 2nd place for the January Art of the
Visual Arts of Lewisville awarded 2nd place February Art of the Month for "Rainbow Tulips," a watercolor
and in April "Two-Inch Orbit", a mixed media work won 1st place with VAL.
I am the current
President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at